History PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS: THEMES Defining Documents in American History: The Free Press Over the years, the First Amendment has been argued from the public square to the Supreme Court. The free press has had some remarkable effects on our history. In this two-volume set, we examine both the history and the current state of the free press, through in-depth chapters that provide a thorough commentary of significant primary source documents, including: • Libel case against Peter Zenger (New York Weekly Journal) • The First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States • Thomas Carlyle in his book On Heroes and Hero Worship • United States vs. PFC Bradley E. Manning • Branzburg v. Hayes • New York Times Co. v. United States (Pentagon Papers) • Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier (school papers, 1988) • Obsidian Finance Group, LLC v. Cox (when a blogger can be sued) • “Networked Fourth Estate” by Yochai Benkler Each commentary includes these helpful subheads that guide the reader: Summary, Overview, Defining Moment, Author Biography, Detailed Document Analysis, and discussion of Essential Themes. November 2019 | Two Volumes; 600 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-285-7 | Library Price: $295 Defining Documents in American History: Business Ethics More and more, the specific ethics policies that many businesses and corporations developed in the 1970s and ’80s are not enough today. Transparency related to sources and materials, pricing strategies, and the public good is crucial for success of any business. The detailed document analysis begins with early essays instrumental in the creation and development of the field of business ethics, and continues to 2019 by examining issues relevant right now, from harassment and discrimination to technology and privacy. This two-volume set includes in-depth chapters that provide a thorough commentary of significant primary source documents, including: • John Stuart Mills: Utilitarianism • Ralph Nader Unsafe at any Speed • Sarbanes-Oxley Act • “Facebook, Big Data, and the Trust of the Public” • Wells Fargo account fraud scandal Each commentary includes these helpful subheads that guide the reader: Summary, Overview, Defining Moment, Author Biography, Detailed Document Analysis, and discussion of Essential Themes. October 2019 | Two Volumes; 600 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-283-3 | Library Price: $295 NEW! Fall 2019 NEW! Fall 2019 Defining Documents in American History: Slavery Slavery was not universally endorsed, but it became a part of the economic fabric of the nation. Riots and rebellions alarmed owners and strengthened the resolve of those who worked toward the abolition of slavery and the emancipation of the men, women, and children deemed “property” and valued as only three-fifths of a human. It took a civil war to achieve the goal of freedom for all, and decades of work that continues to this day, to gain and defend the civil rights and liberties afforded to all citizens. This two-volume set includes in- depth chapters that provide a thorough commentary of significant primary source documents, including: • David Walker’s Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World • Nellie Norton, or Southern Slavery and the Bible • The Missouri Compromise • The Boston Riot, by Charles Sumner • Lucy Stanton, “A Plea for the Oppressed” • The Emancipation Proclamation Each commentary includes these helpful subheads that guide the reader: Summary, Overview, Defining Moment, Author Biography, Detailed Document Analysis and discussion of Essential Themes. August 2019 | Two Volumes; 600 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-64265-281-9 | Library Price: $295 NEW! Fall 2019 NEW! NEW! NEW! NEW! NEW! NEW! FREE Online Access FREE FREE Online Access FREE FREE Online Access FREE (800) 221-1592 www.salempress.com PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS: THEMES GET ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! HISTORY 59